Juhari Said is one of Malaysia’s most established contemporary artists as he has had his artwork showcased around the country and in many countries abroad. A graduate from UiTM (Universiti Teknologi Mara) where he learnt his trades from 1979 to 1983, he is also the Main Prize winner in the Printmaking category of Salon Malaysia 1991. 2 years after that, he was Malaysia’s representative at the ASEAN Workshop in the Philippines.

A research grant recipient from the French Government that year, he also receive another grant from the Japan Foundation in 1994. This has enabled him to further improve his techniques where he learnt traditional Japanese printmaking under Yoshisuke Funaska, a national Japanese artist. He would further cement his place among the greats when he was appointed as a Creative Fellow in the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2008. A year after that, he was awarded the Anugerah Karyawan Seni by the Ministry of Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage.

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